Oakland High School honored with National Excellence in Action Award for mechatronics
Congratulations to Oakland High School for their 2017 Excellence in Action Award from Advance CTE in the Manufacturing Career Cluster. Oakland High School Assistant Principal John Marshall and Rutherford County Schools Career and Technical Education Coordinator Tyra Pilgrim accepted the honor at recent Advance CTE Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C. They credit industry, education and legislative partners for making the program possible.
Outcome for Oakland Class of 2017: 17 out of 18 students passed the Siemens level 1 exam!
This class had the highest scores ever!
Background on the Siemens Program:
The Siemens Mechatronic Systems Certification Program is a comprehensive industry skills certification offered together with partner schools worldwide. As a leader in high-tech manufacturing and complex technologies, Siemens has set the industry standard for training and certification in the complex systems integrating electrical, mechanical and computer engineering, better known as mechatronic systems.
High-demand careers such as mechatronics play an ever-increasing role in technology: from your car to your household appliances, from public transportation systems to electric power generators, in short, almost every aspect of daily life.